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NRO cancels contracts for proposed space radar project

April 4, 2008 Officials at the National Reconnaissance Office last week officially notified Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin that they are terminating their contracts ...

VA's chief information officer makes pitch for more funding

April 4, 2008 Despite strides made, official tells lawmakers that challenges still remain.

What's Brewin: Now it's 'responsibility to provide'

April 4, 2008 When it comes to intelligence, what you "need to know" has morphed into what is your "responsibility to provide." And it's a system that requires the right ...

Lawmakers question role, staffing of cybersecurity unit

April 2, 2008 Multibillion-dollar cybersecurity initiative makes DHS responsible for securing federal computer networks.

Experts warn panel of cyberthreats to government networks

April 2, 2008 Experts urge prioritizing IT security, working with the private sector.

Defense radio program not fully tested, GAO reports

April 1, 2008 NSA security certification and key networking functions have yet to be demonstrated on new generation of Army radios.

Defense to focus more on content, less on the network

April 1, 2008 "Content-centric" model will allow the department and civilian agencies to pool information in a more secure way to make better decisions.

Some Defense program costs up as much as 323 percent, report finds

April 1, 2008 Major weapons programs overruns include C-130 modernization, polar-orbiting project and Future Combat Systems.

Surgeon General: Focus on outcomes will advance Army health care

March 28, 2008 The Army surgeon general says the Army should adopt the combat medicine practices used in Afghanistan and Iraq and shift its medical model to one based on ...

What's Brewin' Column: Bye-bye public circuit buys

March 28, 2008 A free society is based on the uninhibited flow of information, but sometimes the amount of information put out by the Defense Department makes no sense.